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What Your First Date Eating Habits Say about You

No Comments 30 April 2015

Meeting someone for sushi? Here's what you can tell about your date based on his/her method of sharing food. From Eat More Better.

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What to Do When Money Becomes a Rift in Your Relationship

No Comments 06 April 2015

Even if you feel money isn't an issue in your relationship, one day it could be. What happens when the breadwinner loses his or her job? What if one person suddenly makes more than the other? From I Suck at Relationships So You Don't Have To.

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9 Books for Reigniting Your Romance

No Comments 20 March 2015

Finding the keys to lasting love is a lifelong challenge that few people are willing to face over the long haul. Nothing bends cupid's arrow like the passage of time, and it's becoming more apparent that true love is something most seek—but seldom recognize and cultivate. Here's how it can be attained with the right approach and a little more TLC.

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Do Men Average More Sexual Partners Than Women?

No Comments 19 March 2015

Since there are roughly the same number of heterosexual men and women in the world, shouldn't the average number of partners for both men and women be the same? A Swedish study from the 1990s–which collected information on the sexual history of 2,810 Swedes–shares a few eye-opening theories. From The Mathematics of Love.

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The 1 Thing That Breakup-proofs Your Relationship

2 Comments 12 March 2015

Don't panic, but you've just entered into particularly dangerous territory known as "The Heartbreak Zone." Breakups spike twice a year: around Christmas, and during the period between Valentine's Day and spring break. (In case, like me, it's been about a hundred years since you had a spring break, I looked up the dates for you: roughly March 14-28.) So, for the next few weeks, you and bae are on thin ice, at least according to an examination of over 10,000 Facebook relationship statuses by data analyst David McCandless.

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What to Do When One Partner Craves Sex, the Other Not So Much

1 Comment 06 March 2015

If either you or your partner dreads sex but would rather desire it, therapy may be your best strategy. If you'd like to try a therapy-like approach on your own, you can adapt the following ideas from Come As You Are in whatever way suits your relationship.

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The Body Part You’ve Been Saying Wrong All Along

No Comments 24 February 2015

For the record, when referring to your female external genitals, the correct term is “vulva”–not “vagina,” which is your internal reproductive canal. From Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life.

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Were Your Parents Prudes? How It May Still Affect You

No Comments 20 February 2015

Disgust can function as a social emotion–that is, we learn what is "disgusting" (including our own bodies and sex-related things) by reading the responses of people around us. The good news: You can choose to let go of learned sexual turn-offs. From Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life.

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5 Important Rituals for Love

1 Comment 12 February 2015

So, you're in love and it's wonderful. Now what? What do you do to keep the romance alive? It's not uncommon for us to meet that special someone, fall in love, and then get too comfortable. If you want a love that endures and can stand the test of time, you need some rituals. Here are my favorites.

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How I Got My Sexy Back: An Exploration in Bondage

1 Comment 05 February 2015

After my marriage fell apart, my libido was frozen, as though my husband's rejection had been a stun gun aimed directly at my G spot. After a few years of isolation, I finally began to date and explore and get to know my sexual self in a new, nonjudgmental way. From Women, Food, and Desire.

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Why Faking It Is Never OK

No Comments 16 January 2015

You think you're doing him a favor when you feign the Big O, but you're really not. Here's why. From The Big, Fun, Sexy Sex Book.

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Does Facebook Make Cheating Easier?

1 Comment 25 September 2014

It's not like cheating and illicit hookups didn't exist pre-Facebook, but it's undeniable that our impulsivity has been heightened with social media tools. I dissect this and other sensitive social-media dilemmas in my book, Unfriending My Ex (and Other Things I'll Never Do).

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How to Be a More Effective Online Dater

No Comments 23 September 2014

Feel as if you’re not using your time online as productively as possible? Discover some simple tips on how to spend less time searching and more time dating. From Love at First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating.

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